Saddleback College is committed to helping students select appropriate level courses to provide the greatest chance for their academic success. Information relating to prerequisites, co-requisites, and recommended preparations are printed in bold as part of the course descriptions in the catalog and indicated by a "LOCK" symbol below the Units heading in the online schedule of classes.

The Matriculation Office clears courses that have a Math or English prerequisite. The Language Lab clears courses that have a language prerequisite. For all others prerequisite evaluations, contact the division office where the course originates.